East Providence Police arrest two in robbery/shooting incident

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers have arrested two suspects from Providence in a shooting during a robbery attempt at a residence near the intersection of Waterman Avenue and Green …
Police seek target in East Providence robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department issued a press release late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11, seeking assistance … Read More
Taunton Avenue ramp shuts at times due to Washington Bridge repair
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the upcoming long-term closure of the … Read More
One injured in East Providence shooting
EAST PROVIDENCE — Elements from outside the city were responsible for a shooting Friday, Aug. 10, in East Providence, according to … Read More
Trending Stories
Gallery: URI Jazz Big Band concert
EAST PROVIDENCE — The University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band closed out the 2018 Weaver Library Summer Concert Series with a … Read More
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles
EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur … Read More
Parella reiterates East Providence’s data protection policy
EAST PROVIDENCE — The recent legal jousting between Ward 4 Councilman Brian Faria and his peers on the body came to a head in the … Read More
Formal state oversight of East Providence is slated to end in September
EAST PROVIDENCE — Quietly and with little fanfare, the tenure of state oversight in East Providence in the form of the presence of … Read More
Riverside beats Rumford for District 2 All-Star title
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League entry emerged from the losers' bracket to defeat previously unbeaten intra-city rival … Read More
Increases in personnel spending lift expected 2018-19 East Providence school costs
EAST PROVIDENCE — Superintendent Kathryn Crowley and her administrative team presented the School Committee with mostly positive … Read More
Obituaries
Clive W. Bridgham, of East Providence Friends and family are invited to join in the celebration of life of Clive W. Bridgham who left us in January of 2018. Like his forefathers he became an active member of the community and had a …
William A. Mac Intosh, 83, formerly of East Providence William A. Mac Intosh, Jr., 83 of Jamestown and formerly of East Providence, passed away on June 9, 2018. Bill was the son of the late William A. Mac Intosh and Edna Jeannette (Lavoie) Mac Intosh and …
Wayne M. Turchetta, 50, Riverside Wayne M. Turchetta, 50, of Riverside, died Sunday June 3, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Kristine (Parisi) Turchetta. Wayne was born in Providence a son o the late Joseph and Lorraine (Cabral) …
Legal Notices
Opinion
Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column To the editor: Dear Arlene, your Barrington Times article about immigration needs some clarification. To state that Melania Trump came into this country twice illegally is inaccurate at …
Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …
Letter: On riding RIPTA To the editor: Not having to worry about the pitfalls of a personal vehicle feels like a luxury when I ride RIPTA. Being able to ride the bus 35 miles from Providence to Point Judith for a couple …
Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill To the editor: As a Rhode Island veterinarian, Barrington resident, and voter, I’m anxiously waiting for the Rhode Island Senate to finally give a vote to H.7456, a commonsense measure to …
Sports
Gallery: Riverside, Warren baseball All-Stars WARREN — Teams from the Warren and Riverside Little Leagues met Monday night, July 23, in the losers' bracket final of the Ron Silva-District 2 Minor Baseball All-Star tournament, a game won by …
Gallery: Annual Agawam Hunt Father-Son Tennis Tournament EAST PROVIDENCE — The Agawam Hunt Club in city was once again last week the site of one of the nation’s premier grass court tennis events, its 69th Annual Father-Son Invitational played Thursday …
Gallery: East Providence Central/Portsmouth Little League All-Stars PORTSMOUTH — East Providence Central sent a contingent of youngsters to face host Portsmouth in the District 2 Little League Ron Silva 9-10 Minor Baseball Tournament. Portsmouth defeated …
East Bay golfers vie for Rhode Island golf title PAWTUCKET — Three of the four players to reach the semifinals of the 113th Rhode Island Golf Association State Amateur Championship being played this week at Ledgemont Country Club hailed from the …

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